Become a U.S. Senator Today!

Find out more about a U.S. Senator's job!

Qualifications:

Must be at least 30 years old

Must have been a U.S. citizen for at least 9 years

Must be an inhabitant of the State from which he or she is elected

Job Description:

Senators are the legislators and representatives of their constituents, committee members, servants of their constituents, and politicians. They cast hundreds of votes during each session of Congress. They screen bills and decide which measures will go onto floor consideration. They help people with everything ranging from helping in securing a government contract to giving a free sightseeing tour of Washington. They get paid $174,000 per year and have 6-year terms.